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Mick Abed & Link Savoie Interviews (1986)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1986-05-25

Duration: 00:25:46

Subjects: French language | Cajun music | Radio personalities | Military | Veterans | United States. Army


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Abed, Mick Guest
  • Savoie, Link Guest


This episode of the series “En Francais” from May 25, 1986, features James Fontenot’s interview with Mick Abed, a native of Jennings and the host of a Cajun music radio show on WIBR in Denham Springs, Louisiana. Fontenot then interviews Link Savoie of Sunset, Louisiana, a United States Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War. He discusses: his work with the military police; his role as a bodyguard for General William Westmoreland and General Alexander Haig; and his work with INTERPOL in France and Belgium. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.